Marie Antoinette: Trial
Artist Friedrich Loos (German, 1797–1890)
Object Place: Germany
Diameter and weight: 30 mm (1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; silver or electrotype
Not On View
Circular medal of Marie Antoinette (1755-1793), commemorating her trial (1793).
Obverse: Profile bust of Marie Antoinette looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “MARIE ANTOINETTE REINE DE FRANCE” and below “LOOS”.
Reverse: Figure of Justice with unbalanced scales at proper right; inscribed at edge “IACCUSE IE IUGE TEXT ERMINE” and in exergue “LE XVI OCTOBRE/MDCCXCIII”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "MARIE ANTOINETTE REINE DE FRANCE" and below "LOOS".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "IACCUSE IE IUGE TEXT ERMINE" and in exergue "LE XVI OCTOBRE/MDCCXCIII".
By 1917, J. B. How; 1917, bequest of J. B. How to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 1917)
Bequest of J. B. How